Pentecost Service & Picnic
Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

Pentecost Service & Picnic


Sunday, June 4th is the Feast of Pentecost and St. Francis will be celebrating with a combined worship service at 10 am followed by a Picnic at 11:30 am. Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for further information.

The Feast of Ascension Service
May
25
6:30 pm18:30

The Feast of Ascension Service

The Feast of the Ascension refers to Jesus bodily ascending to heaven. According to the New Testament, the Ascension of Jesus occurring 40 days after Easter and ten days before Pentecost. The Feast of the Ascension is one of the great solemnities in the Christian liturgical calendar.

 

Join us for this worship service.

Lenten Quiet Day
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Lenten Quiet Day

Please join us for a Lenten Quiet Day on Saturday, April 8 from 10-2 sponsored by the Daughters of the King. We will begin to prepare for Holy Week with a day of silence and reflection. Our meditations will reflect this year's Lenten focus of forgiveness. Snacks will be provided but everyone is asked to bring their own lunch.

Doubt
Apr
7
6:30 pm18:30

Doubt

We are excited that plans for our Readers' Theater production of the play "Doubt" are well underway.  Tickets are $10 per person and available from Outreach members Sylvia Martin, Beverly Soles, Roz Goudeau, Marion McDougall and Judy Sexton; also in the Church Office from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.  We will also have tickets available in the Parish Hall on Sunday, March 26 and April 2 from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Your support is vital so the Outreach committee can do its work to help those in need. Please help us achieve our goal.

 

 

Yard Sale
Apr
1
7:00 am07:00

Yard Sale

The St. Francis Young Adults will be hosting a Yard Sale to benefit the Capital Campaign fund.

Episcopal 101, Part II
Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

Episcopal 101, Part II

Episcopal 101 Classes (Spring intensive course)

Are you new to the Episcopal Church or curious about our beliefs, customs, and practices? Join our priests for this two-part semiannual class typically held during late winter/early spring before Easter and in the late fall. Classes are open to all but are required for adults who wish to join St. Francis and the Episcopal Church through Baptism or Reception. These classes are also required for youth ages 12-15 wishing to be confirmed.

The topics will include a brief history of Christianity manifested as Anglicanism in Britain and the world, including the Episcopal Church in America. We will study and discuss the Book of Common Prayer, sacraments and symbols, and the seasons of the church, how we pray and interpret scripture as Episcopalians, and how prayer shapes our believing but more importantly we will discuss how what we say we believe is put into action as love (service)  in the world.

Those being confirmed and received are invited to attend the next Diocesan Confirmation Service at The Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta on Sunday, April 2nd at 4 pm.

Safeguarding God's People Training
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Safeguarding God's People Training

Safeguarding God's People training will be offered at Christ Church on Saturday, March 18th, at 10:00 am.  

Safeguarding God's People (SGP) is a training program for the prevention of sexual exploitation in communities of faith. Training is designed to help participants understand the overt and the subtle, the intentional and unintentional, ways in which exploitation and harassment occur in church, school and institutional settings. The aim of the training is to prevent exploitation and harassment by making everyone more aware of her/his words, actions, and intentions as we engage together in ministry.

Who is required to take Safeguarding God's PEOPLE training?
All clergy, church employees, vestry members, lay pastoral care ministers (including Stephen Ministers), spiritual directors, eucharistic visitors, hospital visitors authorized by the church, leaders and facilitators of all adult programs and small group ministries, seminarians, interns and lay chaplains are required to take Safeguarding God's People. 

Episcopal 101, Part I
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Episcopal 101, Part I

Episcopal 101 Classes (Spring intensive course)

Are you new to the Episcopal Church or curious about our beliefs, customs, and practices? Join our priests for this two-part semiannual class typically held during late winter/early spring before Easter and in the late fall. Classes are open to all but are required for adults who wish to join St. Francis and the Episcopal Church through Baptism or Reception. These classes are also required for youth ages 12-15 wishing to be confirmed.

The topics will include a brief history of Christianity manifested as Anglicanism in Britain and the world, including the Episcopal Church in America. We will study and discuss the Book of Common Prayer, sacraments and symbols, and the seasons of the church, how we pray and interpret scripture as Episcopalians, and how prayer shapes our believing but more importantly we will discuss how what we say we believe is put into action as love (service)  in the world.

Those being confirmed and received are invited to attend the next Diocesan Confirmation Service at The Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta on Sunday, April 2nd at 4 pm.

 

Altar Guild's Annual Meeting
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Altar Guild's Annual Meeting

Are you looking for a way to serve at St. Francis?  Altar Guild ministry holds special appeal to those who love to worship in the beauty of holiness.  Members of the Altar Guild are the invisible ones who set up and clean up for all worship services throughout the church year. Presently there are 18 members who share this responsibility.            

New members are needed and will be most welcome!  Please consider coming to our annual meeting when you can learn about this special kind of service.  Be assured that you may come as an uncommitted inquirer, or already knowing that you want to join. 

WHEN? 
Saturday, March 11th at 10:00 AM in the St. Clare Room. A delicious celebratory lunch is served!

For more information, contact Susan Locke at 477-8471 of Linda Destree at 477-9359.

Wednesday Night Lenten Book Study
Mar
8
6:30 pm18:30

Wednesday Night Lenten Book Study

For each Lenten Wednesday, a simple Lenten meal will be served at  6:30 pm and the book study will begin at 7:00 pm. 

Canon John Bolton will be joining us on this night.

Ash Wednesday
Mar
1
7:30 am07:30

Ash Wednesday

Join us on March 1st for our Ash Wednesday services: 

  • 7:30 am - Morning Prayer with Imposition of Ashes
  • 12:10 pm - Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
  • 6:30 pm - Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes

All are welcome.

Shrove Tuesday
Feb
28
6:30 pm18:30

Shrove Tuesday

We are having a Shrove Tuesday celebration on February 28th from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm with red beans and rice, salad, and king's cake. The cost is $10 per person/$25 per family of 3 or more. All the proceeds go to support our Youth Ministry.

Click here to RSVP via Facebook.